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Two houses are side by side. One is a crumpled mess of splintered wood and ripped insulation. The other stands perfectly intact.
This image is one that increasingly pops up on news sites and social media after hurricanes, floods, and climate-fueled disasters. An accompanying caption often emphasizes that the intact home was built with a hurricane-resistant roof and flood-resistant materials.
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